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Hunter Hempen
Camera/3-D Transform doing sketchy movements...
on May 19, 2010 at 2:17:03 am

I posted a video on youtube visually explaining what's happening. I'm not sure if this is a natural thing the camera world in AE does or if something's off. The goal, when I was editing through keyframes, was for the camera to zoom up on part of the first word, with a framed blue space above and below the lettering, and pan along the two words maintaining this equal space above/below. Instead, the camera seems to move too far in and cuts off the blue space, readjusting itself as it progresses to the next keyframe, which I had set beforehand to have no z-axis changes...the z and y axis continue to shift no matter what I do, therefore ruining the effect I was trying to achieve:

Eventually, the camera backs out to give that equal space to the lettering at the end of the motion, but everything before hand is out of control...hope you can help.


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Michael Szalapski
Re: Camera/3-D Transform doing sketchy movements...
on May 19, 2010 at 2:25:11 am

Read this. Note towards the bottom:
"In some cases, the Auto Bezier spatial interpolation for Position keyframes can cause undesired back-and-forth (boomerang) motion between two keyframes with equal values. In such a case, you can change the earlier keyframe to use Hold interpolation or change both keyframes to use Linear interpolation."

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